Opening on May 21st, 2019, Joël Robuchon’s protégé Alain Verzeroli launched Le Jardinier at 610 Lexington Avenue (53rd Street) with a light, seasonal tasting menu that’s less about French fuss and more about simple, good clean food. Adding to the complexity of the ceiling were lights placed on the intersection of the panel joints - masterfully executed by Sky Acoustics.
Ted Moudis Associates designed the offices for financial research and data company Euromoney Institutional Investor, located in New York City, New York. Design Strategies provided all of the non-gypsum ceilings on the project, from custom gray AURA panels in the corridors to white ACT in the offices and stretched Newmat in the conference rooms.
The city that never sleeps is a fitting location for the headquarters of IPsoft, a developer of automated network services and intelligence systems that operates on a 24/7 business model. Throughout the Lower Manhattan office, cutting edge A/V technologies and multimedia reflect the idea of innovation through design.
Sky Acoustics provided a custom radius acoustical ceiling panel system, with 1/8” reveals, concealed torsion-spring suspension and NRC of 0.90. The degree of complexity led to all other ceiling manufacturers drop out of the running, while Sky Acoustics was able to execute on time and within budget.
One of New York City’s oldest and largest hotels, located in the heart of Manhattan’s Theater District, the 1,331-room Milford Plaza underwent a complete transformation and rebranding under the leading concept of “graphic New York.” The two-year project has transformed all guest rooms and redeveloped the public areas, including the retail spaces, lobby, lounge and rooftop bar, fitness center and retail areas.
Reimagining the connection between hotel and city, Gabellini Sheppard Associates transformed the entrance and public spaces of Row NYC, the former Milford Hotel in Midtown Manhattan. Commissioned by Highgate Hotels, the 13,000-square-foot project includes a new exterior entrance and marquee, a new lobby with curving wood ceiling canopy, a grand staircase, and a casual bar/lounge.
Materials and finishes—including honed concrete floors, floating concrete staircase treads lit from below, and columns clad in weathering steel with a natural rust patina—nod to the area’s grittier past and exude a youthful urbanity. A custom-designed ceiling canopy of wood slats hovers over the entire space, curving upward toward the entrance in a gesture of urban embrace.The bar and lounge, District M, provides a casual place for guests to regroup before their forays into the city, or to unwind after a day’s adventure. Raised platform-seating overlooks the activity below and the curated projections of iconic paparazzi photos by Ron Galella that evoke the spark of New York in the 1970s. A digital art installation by famed video artist Yorgo Alexospoulous further captures the urban pulse in the lobby.
Spread over two floors and occupying over 19,000 sq ft, the reopened Four Seasons restaurant combines classic and contemporary touches that pay subtle homage to the legendary original. Fellert Seamless Acoustical Plaster created a custom ceiling that achieves an 0.85 NRC with a seamless look. The site-built system had a custom color and custom texture, allowing the architect to realize his design intent without sacrificing acoustics, a critical consideration for fine dining establishments.